Pierce County's One Percent for the Arts ordinance directs publicly-funded construction projects, with costs exceeding $100,000, to allocate one percent of the project budget for public art.
This program supports our mission to increase access to the arts for all Pierce County residents through a lasting legacy of publicly held artwork located in county-owned or county-leased facilities.
Rotating Art Collection
The Pierce County rotating artwork collection is installed in public spaces throughout Pierce County buildings. The art collection, part of the 1% for the Arts Program administered by the Pierce County Economic Development Department, provides cultural enrichment to Pierce County residents. Works in painting, photography, mixed media, prints and fiber arts comprise the collection of more than 100 works of art. The Collection can found in the following departments: